Australian School Requirements for International Students

Additional Requirements Needed to Study in Australia School

Below are some important requirements that you must fulfill before you can study in Australia. In addition to the supporting documents (you provide) and letters we will provide for you, you will be directed by our consultants with education ONE.

Proof of Financial Capability

We will assess your financial capabilities before continuing. Why? The financial factor is the main requirement that most prospective students can use to determine whether or not they can study in Australia.

In accordance with immigration rules and regulations Australia↵, prospective students and guardians, must have sufficient funds to live and study while in Australia for at least 1 year. There are two types of financial declarations that you might choose from.

Bank Statement

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection authorities will check if the account provided links to you or your eligible sponsors, you will need to show the below calculations:

  • Tuition Fees: From between AUD $7,000 to $21,000 a year
    Living Costs: AUD $19,830 a year
  • Travel Costs: From between AUD $1,500 to $2,000 a person for the fight to return to your home country

Thus, the parties will be required to provide a declaration of funds on the bank statement for about AUD $28,330 to $42,830, depending on your personal situation.

Sponsor Income

If you could not provide a bank statement with the necessary amount, there are other options to show proof of your financial ability to stay in Australia for study. This could be done by declaring you or your eligible sponsor’s annual income.

  1. If you study without a dependant, you or your eligible sponsor must have an annual income of at least $60,000 AUD.
  2. If you study accompanied by a dependant, you or your eligible sponsor must have an annual income of at least $70,000 AUD.

English Language Ability

You must meet the English Language ability for both registration and the student visa. Prospective students are expected to take an English language proficiency test (IELTS), which you can find test and schedule here ↵.

Please make sure that the test you take is the Academic English Test.

Test Years 7-10 Years 11-12
Students individually assessed by report
Students individually assessed by report
STEP Eiken
IELTS (Academic)
5.0 (no band lower than 4.5)
5.5 (no band lower than 5.0)

PS: If you have not met the minimum IELTS requirement, you will need to attend the Intensive English Program (English for 12 months) in Australia.

Active Passport

You and anyone who will be traveling with you to Australia, must already have a passport that does not expire for at least a year (12 months).

Companion / Guardian / Foster Parents

You will be asked to consider and choose whether you would like to invite your parents from Indonesia, or find foster parents in Australia to assist you during your study. Detailed information about foster parents, can be seen here↵

PS: Please note that your parent/guardian will not be permitted to work while they are in Australia. The companions status will expire, either when you turn 18 years of age, your visa expires or you complete your study.


Anyone who wants to study in an Australian school (and their companions) are required to have health insurance while in Australia. This insurance is usually known as the OSHC (Overseas Student Health Cover), this insurance will provide you with protection during your study in Australia. This insurance will cover the cost of treatments, drug subsidies and GP consultations.

The OSHC costs will usually be calculated a minimum of 4 weeks before your study commences until 12 weeks after the study is completed (this will usually follow the duration of your visa). Do not worry if you have to pay a little more, because they will provide you with a complete refund, 100% of the unused time will be given back to you.

Other Requirements

If you have already met all the above requirements, you have a strong chance to be able to study in an Australian school. You only need to take care of some paperwork before you start your application. If you have any further queries, you can contact us directly.

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